Jan 14, 2013 11:00am EST
. if we combine a balanced package of savings from spending on healthcare and revenues from closing loopholes, we can solve the deficit issue without sacrificing our investment in things like education that will help us grow. it turns out the american people agree with me. they listened to an entire years debate over this. they made a clear decision about the approach. they do not think it is smart to have tax breaks for the wealthiest americans. they want us to get our books and order in a balanced way where everybody pulls their weight, everyone does their part. we can get it done, but we will have to make sure that people are looking at this in a responsible way rather than just through the lines of politics. something most americans had not even heard of before two years ago. i want to be clear about this. the debt ceiling is not a question of authorizing more spending. raising the debt ceiling is not authorized or spending. it allows the country to make spending that congress has already committed to. these are bills that have already been racked up. if congressional republican
Jan 9, 2013 9:20am EST
and block people who disagree with them, you're going to find that our mental healthcare system which by the way doesn't exist is that much more overwhelmed ten years from now. stuart: that's interesting it sets you up for depression, anxiety, bad feelings about yourself, sets it up in the future, that's fascinating. >> lying to yourself is the perfect formula for major depression. stuart: don't we all lie to ourselves? >> this is my real hair. stuart: you know what i mean. >> of course, look, we all distance ourselves for instance most of us too many of us from the reality that we're mortal. if we were focused on that, we would probably love each other more and pursue careers that meant the most to us, and we should. that's the wonders of psychotherapy are most on display when we help people to do that, to get away from this fantasy and illusion. but now we have made it an epidemic, it is a drug. there's no difference being on facebook thinking you are a hero and being on coke and thinking you are happy. stuart: i have another subject. that's gun control and the mental health aspect
Jan 10, 2013 11:00am EST
services and to perhaps, you know, as the president often times says in terms of healthcare reform, that he wants to bend the cost curve. i fear some of this intervention is more bending the cost curve the wrong way. dagen: it was great to see you, brian. thank you for weighing in on jack lew. we will see you soon. connell: this herbal life center we have been covering is still front and center. the company trying to put out a fire started by an activist center. dagen: we will also talk to congressman rangel on the cabinet. connell: let's take a look at some more markets. a lot more coming up including a report from boston on this flu outbreak. keep it here. connell: you look at things down in washington and capitol hill seems to be concerned like we all are about this hard-hitting flu virus sweeping the nation because the california congressman sent a tweet out a picture of himself getting a flu shot, telling his followers to keep an eye on the cdc's website. dagen: at least he's not crying. after boston's mayor declared a public health state of emergency, congressman mcgovern tweeted t
Jan 15, 2013 11:00am EST
. he says he is willing to talk about deficit reduction, perhaps modest reduction to healthcare spending. as long as it comes with curbing loopholes and tax reductions for wealthier individuals. congress should just do it. back to you. connell: let's bring in dylan glenn. former advisor to george w bush. rich said that republicans have reasons for not having this meeting today. the president is standing back and think i am not negotiating on this and the republicans are all over the map. >> i do not think that this is a big deal. i do not see that as a big issue. what is coming out of this weekend retreat is far more important. connell: i would like to be a fly on the wall for that. >> also what is important is to remember how we got here. he has run trillion dollar deficits for the past four years of his administration. you have to pass a budget in the united states senate. he will be doing his sort of constitution getting a budget up to the congress. this is a challenge. we have to have a clear look at how we can reduce spending in this country. connell: whenever the limit is
Jan 9, 2013 1:00pm EST
pension shortfall and healthcare account for that. also here in washington, news that we have been reporting here on fox for the last week, by the end of this week, jack lu will succeed treasury secretary tim geithner. we knew that enough was likely coming at the end of this week. the afghanistan president is in town on friday. we are looking at tomorrow. still have not confirmed that specific portion. lori: thank you so much. melissa: dish network submitting an offer to buy wireless broadband provider clear wire for $3.30 a share or $5.15 billion. topping an earlier bid from sprint. >> once again you follow what the consumer is doing and they are moving to wireless. we want to offer wireless voice and video. don: how about a direct tv merger? >> there is a lot of speculation. melissa: pressing him and getting the story. sprint which owns half of clear wire they throw a wrench in dishes plan. they could push for large shareholders to force sprint to sell. lori: i am looking down, it is good to see some competition. robert -- will lead the agency after nearly four years of service.
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. healthcare, emigration, epa. this is just another strategy to use his power in no way he knows that he should not be. gerri: that is a great photo op, and i think that is what they're looking at. thank you for coming on. great having you here. appreciate your help. a change of pace. to make up next, president obama raising eyebrows say we are not a deadbeat nation, but is he right? and as the debt ceiling comes closer, will the white house use the nuclear option? does he have the legal authority to do so? that's next. this is $100,000. we asked total strangers to watch it for us. thank you so much. i appreciate it. i'll be right back. they didn't take a dime. how much in fees does your bank take to watch your money? if your bank takes more money than a stranger, you need an ally. ally bank. your money needs an ally. ♪ gerri: is another credit downgrade coming? fitch warning today they will downgrade the u.s. triple-a-rated give the debt ceiling is not raised. with more of possible economic fallout, moody's chief economist. all right. if they do this, what happens to the economy, t
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. today up about 73 points. you are seeing boeing bouncing back. in technologies, healthcare, hewlett-packard some names are helping the dow along. dagen: thank you very much nicole. connell: then there's samsung which has the popular galaxy phone. it's been a headache of sorts for apple and iphone sales. we're going to talk to samsung's product manager about that. that's coming up next. dagen: how about apple coming out with a lower end cheaper iphone maybe. big story in "wall street journal." the judge is here on tracking your kids at school, a new court ruling on rfid tags and why kids might have to wear them. take a look at completely unrelated, but hey, if you're going to europe, what's the exchange rate on the euro. >> 21 minutes past the hour i'm gregg jarrett with your fox news minute. more than 50 people injured after a high speed passenger ferry hit a dock in lower manhattan this morning. the ferry reportedly struck the dock pulling into the pier opening a large gash on the side of the ship's bow. vice president joe biden currently meeting with gun safety and victims groups.